Author: Catherine Hamilton

Friends of Windmill Gardens 20th Anniversary Celebrations In 2023 it’s 20 years since the formation of Friends of Windmill Gardens. Our celebrations include our upcoming Annual Talk on Wednesday 27 September where we’ll be looking back at the history of the organisation and it’s achievements 
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FoWG receives three-year grant from City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charity funder. FoWG will work in partnership with Share Community and Urban Canopy to deliver gardening workshops in Windmill Gardens from 2023 to 2026 We are pleased to announce we have received 
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Windmill Gardens awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks.  In a record-breaking year, Windmill Gardens is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award – a huge thank you to all our gardening volunteers for making 
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We ran our first ever Family Games & Sports Day on Sunday 9 July – a big thanks to Allen Turing for being our lead volunteer on this one. It was a great way to encourage local families and residents to get active in Windmill 
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I have been a volunteer for about 6 months, and have mainly been involved in baking and helping with the pop-up café and the shop in the Windmill Centre, also helping the team on open days.
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Our new full day experience days and classes are selling like hot cakes! The Milling and Baking Day this Sunday 26th February has now sold out – we are really excited about running this and it will be a unique opportunity for participants to try 
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Is your New Year’s resolution to get more involved with the local community? Have you been to one of our events and wondered what volunteering with us might be like? We’re hosting our first Volunteering Open Day on Sunday 19th February.  Pop in anytime between 
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Warm Space and Shared Oven Wednesdays 12 to 3pm  Thanks to funding from Lambeth Council we’ll be opening up as a warm space and communal oven on Wednesdays from 12 noon to 3pm. Our first session will be this week on Wednesday 25 of January 
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Milling and Baking Experience Day – Sunday 26 February Places have been booking up fast for this unique day where you’ll mill your own flour and learn some bread making skills. We have just two places left and would love to fill them! Places are 
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We had a fabulously festive Winter Market yesterday (Sunday 11 December).  A big thank you to all our volunteers for making the day so special. Around 100 children visited Father Christmas in the windmill grotto which looked magical. Thanks to this year’s Father Christmas and 
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